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Tal: Wales and Israel

this morning (sunday 9th), 8.00-8.30am, on bbc radio cymru, in welsh
take a look (presented by john roberts) includes …

“The poet Karen Owen is interested in how the Welsh people have seen themselves similar to the nation of Israel, and also in the history of Israel today. She talks about her recent visit to Jerusalem.”



We are British Jews

today and tomorrow evening (tuesday 4th and wednesday 5th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 2 tv
we are british jews (2 episodes) (narrated by stephen mangan)

“In a two-part series, eight British Jews with a broad range of opinions, beliefs and practices, go on a journey to explore what it means to be Jewish in Britain today and examine some of the most pressing questions and challenges facing the Jewish community at home and in Israel.

HH: King David bomb

this evening (sunday 22nd), 10.38-10.47pm, on bbc world service radio
the zionist bombing of the british headquarters in jerusalem in 1946 (presented by max pearson) (in the the history hour series)
includes interview by mike lanchin with …
• secretary shoshana levy kampos
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Extraordinary Israeli homes

wednesday 27th june, 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc 2 tv
israel (presented by piers taylor and caroline quentin)
(episode 8, series 2, in the the worlds most extraordinary homes series)

Piers Taylor and Caroline Quentin are in Israel, where exciting modern houses are inspired by rich cultural and historical traditions.

AQ: Jerusalem

yesterday evening (friday 6th), 8.21-8.31pm (repeated 1.29pm today), on bbc radio 4
any questions (chaired by jonathan dimbleby at westminster synagogue, with • martin lewis, • baroness deech, • maria caulfield mp, and • chuka umunna mp) includes …

Why doesn’t the UK move its embassy to Jerusalem?


HARDtalk: Nir Barkat

this morning (friday 6th), 12.30-1.00am (repeated 4.30am, and 2.30pm tomorrow), on bbc news tv (and repeated 8.06am and 8.06pm today, on bbc world service radio)
nir barkat – mayor of jerusalem (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

“HARDTalk is in Jerusalem, an ancient city which arguably stirs more passion, argument and hostility than any other. Israel claims all of it as its eternal, undivided capital – a claim at odds with international law and much world opinion, but boosted by President Trump’s decision to move the US embassy there.
Stephen Sackur talks to Jerusalem’s two-term mayor Nir Barkat.
Can Israel conclusively win the struggle for Jerusalem?”


Sunday: Prince William

this morning (sunday 1st), 7.11-7.15am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) leads with …

“The Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis accompanied the Duke of Cambridge on his historic tour of Israel and the Palestinian territories. He talks about the trip and the wider significance of it.”

including interview with …
• chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

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